Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) 221 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Ho Hum.......

Sail Date: July 09, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Oceanview

This ship has probably seen better days... furniture, floors, etc. need some updating. Our shower floor was dirty (even with hair) before we even used it. the pools were very small and one of them wasn't even open the first day or so leaving all 3000 guests to use ONE very small pool. Time in Coco Cay was great but not long enough. It would have been better to stay on the island until 8 or 9 o'clock instead of 4:30. Food was average, although better in dining room than Wyndjammer. Our cruise had over 200 teenage girls from Argentina and even though the ship staff was not in charge of them, this made it less enjoyable. The girls were loud & very rude. Our 7 yr old daughter did enjoy the kid's club very much.

Pros: Coco Cay was awesome!

Cons: Ship was small\, stateroom very small

Recommends Monarch of the Seas (RETIRED) 221? No.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Food in dining room better than food in Wyndjammer. Pizza was excellent every time. Wyndjammer and poolside bars always smelled of dirty mop water.
Cabin / Stateroom
So SMALL! Bathroom not very clean upon arrival.
Service and Staff
No one was exceptional however\, our waiter in dining room was very nice and the kid's club staff were too. Stateroom attendants were usually friendly in hallway
We enjoyed kareoke a lot
Children's Programs

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